Jan 14, 2013 11:00pm EST
reserve board's. the atlanta fed, new york fed, and we have twitter. we have facebook. we are moving along here. [laughter] so we are still a little bit old-fashioned, but social media provides a convenient way to communicate quickly, work with people, exchange of ideas, and keep track of what is going on. so, you know, i think it is a positive element. >> perhaps we should encourage you to follow the tigers will your online. unfortunately, we arrive time. i would like to thank our questioners for posing questions. i would like to thank all of you in the room and on line for joining us in today's conversation. you can find information on future policy talks at our website and through our twitter site. i hope you will follow us. we certainly will be following the fed. chairman, thank you very much for joining us. thank you. [applause] >> washington journal tomorrow morning, our guest will include republican representative scott virgil of virginia, a member of the budget and armed services committee will talk about his recent letter to gop colleagues making what has been described as a conse
Jan 4, 2013 11:00pm EST
." and was in a limo on the way to the airport with cnn when i received a call that was 404 area code, which is atlanta, so i answered that. and it was congressman john lewis. when we finished talking i thought i should check my text messages because i couldn't keep my voice mail clear enough to keep getting messages, and lo and be hold there was a message from the white house saying the president was trying to reach me. so, i called the number, and they wanted to arrange the call. so, -- so interesting, these people in the immediate -- in media, the person who was in the car with me from cnn, pulled out a camcorder. i said, you cannot tape me while i'm talking to the president. so i made her turn it off and put it away. [applause] >> so, he started out by saying, you're a hard person to reach. well, everyone knew i had been with cnn all week. i didn't say that to him, though. [laughter] >> but anyway, he started out saying, you know, i would be called about a position they wanted to offer, and then he said, you know, those issues you have been putting out there are -- well aware of them. i said, no.
Jan 18, 2013 11:00pm EST
immediately went to the urban areas. alma, atlanta, los angeles and washington d.c. in the course of my career, i've been utterly faxed by our inability as a civil society, a nation that takes such great pride in the rule of law to have someone come to grips with guns in thailand. before you begin this discussion, i'll tell you one very personal and it do. three days before the sandy hook shooting us in denver, colorado on personal business and writing to the denver suburbs and i passed into a rural, colorado and saw the sign and thought to myself, as journalists often do, this just disappeared from our landscape. it happened not that long ago in which a young man who appears to be utterly to range, went into a movie theater and began shooting people with an assault weapon. and it went away. it was not part of the presidential debate coming apart at the fabric of our lives, not to do the diet. so on that wednesday night, i e-mailed the producer of the "meet the press" show coming up on that sunday in which they would be talking about big ideas america needs to be thinking about. and i said, yo